Miceli was dismissed from the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo organization
Argentina, September 28, 2013
Hebe de Bonafini, president of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, said that the Center for Public Policy and Monitoring (Cemop), created by the former official was discharged.
Felisa Miceli, Minister of Economy of former president Nestor Kirchner between 2005 and 2007, was dismissed from the Foundation Madres de Plaza de Mayo, where she worked in the Center for Public Policy and Monitoring (Cemop), organization of studies, created by her.
Besides Miceli, there were dismissed other economists who worked in the study center.
Through a statement, the organization said “The Center for the Study and Monitoring of Public Policies (CEMoP), created by economist Felisa Miceli, from the month of September of this year will no longer belongs to the Universidad Popular Madres Plaza de Mayo and the Foundation Madres de Plaza de Mayo”. The text was signed by the rector of the college, Ines Vazquez.
Remember that Felisa Miceli was named finance minister by President Nestor Kirchner on November 28, 2005 to replace Roberto Lavagna but had to leave office after the scandal of the 100 thousand pesos grouped in a block sealing under Lot 38057 registration Bco 30 – and the $ 31,670 that were found on June 5, 2007 in a paper bag on a hanger in the closet in the bathroom of the minister.
Miceli was sentenced to four years in prison and disqualified for eight years for public office. She thus became the first official convicted of a corruption case.